Monday, September 19, 2011

... every Monday needs a freebie ...

Thought it might be time for another free texture.  I love this one because you can achieve a real old world, painterly feel with it.  If you look closely, there are musical bars and notes hidden in it too.

This post contains an example of what it can do to an everyday photograph.  Hope you have fun with it and link me up with the edits where you use it - it's always great to see them.

Terms of Use for Free Downloads: You are free to use my textures to enhance your personal or commercial artwork. Please do not claim them as your own work, regift them or sell them as is. I also ask that you do not use these textures with the addition of slight adjustments to make your own textures. Copyright still applies after download. I am only agreeing to forgo copyright once they are incorporated into your own art or photo editing work.

For your free download of "Renaissance Music", click HERE.

The photograph on which I applied Renaissance Music.

My editing steps:

*  sharpened photograph
*  added texture
*  selected Color Burn blend mode, at 100% opacity
*  applied a Layer Mask
*  with soft brush adjusted to 45% opacity, removed texture from most of ornamental cabbage
*  flattened layers
*  duplicate layer
*  Filter>Artistic>Poster Edges
*  reduced Poster Edges opacity to 55%
*  applied signature
*  saved as both a PSD and a JPG

Scroll down to my previous post if you would like to see the new texture sets available in my Texture Sets Shoppe.


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  2. Thank you very much, Bonnie. It´s wonderful.

  3. Wow! Your editing really brought the image to life. I can practically feel the plants' growing energy. Very nice texture.

  4. Thanks for the freebie and the tips- great work

  5. Thank you so much for this wonderful texture and your tutorial. Love it.

  6. Didn't want the link to hang about.
    Hope you had a chance to take a peek.
    Love it. Thank you so much.

  7. This is a gorgeous texture, Bonnie! How generous of you. And thanks so much for visiting my blog(s) and entering the giveaway!



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